Composer Michal Dawson Connor

Composer Michal Dawson Connor

Michal Dawson Connor is an accomplished performer and composer of choral, chamber, and solo vocal works, with a particular emphasis on Slave songs created before the Civil War. He was born in Jamestown, New York and is a proud alumnus of Carnegie-Mellon University, and L’Ecole Hindemith in Vevey, Switzerland- where he studied voice with Blake Stern and Helen Boatwright. Championing American composers has always been a high priority for him, and Mr. Connor has concertized extensively throughout North America and Europe, specializing in the rich vocal repertoire of Charles Ives, Samuel Barber, Aaron Copland, and many others.

Mr. Connor’s Broadway credits include featured performances in the Tony-Award winning productions of “RAGTIME” and “SHOWBOAT”, as well as starring roles in productions of “THE MOST HAPPY FELLA”, “BIG RIVER”, and “PORGY AND BESS”. In addition to soloing on multiple occasions for President Ronald Reagan, he’s immensely proud of performing for Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Reverend Billy Graham, and Elizabeth Dole. Mr. Connor is a published author of “THE SLAVE LETTERS” currently available on Amazon.com. On network television, he was a guest star on “FRIENDS”, as well as several appearances on the Emmy-Award winning show “EXTREME MAKEOVER: HOME EDITION” and “THE SURPRISE GARDENER”.


Choral Music

  • Swing Low, Sweet Chariot

    for SATB a cappella choir, with Soprano and Baritone solos (approx. 3' 35")

    $1.95$45.00

  • Peter, Go Ring Dem Bells

    for Baritone solo, and a cappella SATB choir

    $1.95$45.00

  • Lord, I Want To Be…

    For SATB a cappella choir (3' 15")

    $1.50$40.00

  • Give Me Jesus

    SATB a cappella choir

    $1.95$45.00

  • Jacob's Ladder

    for SATB choir, bass solo and piano

    $1.95$45.00

  • I Hear Music in the…

    for SATB a cappella choir, with soprano solo (Approx. 4' 30")

    $1.95$45.00

  • Angels Watching Over Me

    for SATB a cappella choir, with soprano solo (Approx. 4' 15')

    $1.95$45.00

  • Standing In The Need Of…

    for SATB a cappella choir, with treble solo

    $1.95$45.00

  • My Lord, What a Morning

    SATB a cappella choir with Soprano solo (Approx. 3' 45")

    $1.95$45.00

  • Mourning Dove

    for soprano solo and men's choir a cappella

    $1.95$45.00

  • Were You There?

    for Baritone solo, and a cappella SATB choir

    $1.50$45.00

  • Oh Glory

    for SATB a cappella choir, with soprano solo

    $1.95$45.00

  • Hush!

    for SATB a cappella choir

    $1.50$45.00

  • I Got A Robe

    for baritone solo, and a cappella SATB choir

    $1.95$45.00

  • Sweet Little Jesus Boy

    for baritone solo, treble choir and piano

    $5.95

  • Let Us Break Bread Together

    for SATB a cappella choir

    $1.95$45.00

  • Mary Had A Baby

    for SATB a cappella choir, with soprano solo

    $1.95$45.00

  • There Is a Balm in…

    for SATB a cappella choir, with Soprano and Baritone solos (Approx. 3' 45")

    $1.95$45.00


  • Chamber Music


    Solo Voice